Quote of the Day

"I think America can probably last without F1, and I suppose F1 can probably last without America. But it's good to be here."
-- F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone, on this weekend’s inaugural F1 race at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin. (SPEEDTV.com, 11/15)
Friday November 16, 2012 Vol. 19 — No. 49 Print This Issue

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  • Suit Up

    Van Heusen's new campaign is targeting the coveted 18-34 male demographic

    Clothing brand Van Heusen is "stepping up its efforts to use a different entry point -- football -- as a way to get young men interested in style," according to Andrew Adam Newman of the N.Y. TIMES. A "broad marketing effort called the Van Heusen Institute of Style" features Pro Football HOFers Steve Young and Jerry Rice, as well as Lions QB Matthew Stafford as "guides to help men make the transition, in the words of the campaign, from 'schlub to swagger.'" The company said that the "average age of a Van Heusen consumer is 39 ... but the campaign is being pitched to younger men from 18 to 34." The Van Heusen website and Facebook page have been "transformed into an extended football metaphor." Fashion spreads featuring the players "are calle ...

  • America's Team

    Ohio St. signs nearly $100M deal with J. America, Fanatics.

  • Ready For Showtime

    DirecTV subscribers in L.A. will now be able to watch tonight's Lakers game with carriage deal.

  • On The Air

    NFL ratings down slightly compared to same time last year.

  • Fehr Factor

    While Fehr may get the league "to move on key issues,” does he risk overplaying his hand?

  • Under Review

    What can Selig and MLBPA do on the controversial Marlins-Blue Jays trade?

  • Look At Me Now

    Safeco Field will soon have the largest video board in MLB, but how will the cost affect the Mariners' plans to increase payroll?

  • First Impressions Are Lasting

    F1's inaugural race in Austin is nearly sold out, but will the event be financially successful enough to return next year?

  • Pride Of The Yankees

    Kirmser Ponturo Group to create Yankees Broadway play.

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